Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Tokyo Gore Police (2008)

Today’s selection: Tokyo Gore Police (2008, dir. Yoshihiro Nishimura)

Subgenre: Body horror, splatter

Available from: Media Blasters

After Death Trance and Machine Girl, today’s movie is, by my count, the third movie that Media Blasters co-produced with Japanese companies under its Fever Dreams label. It comes from at the start of the era when the Nishimura/Iguchi body horror splatter movies became one of Japan’s primary SFX exports to the US, and is actually one of the finer examples from the group. It’s heavy on gore, heavy on satire, and has some far-out monster designs, based around mutant “engineers” who regenerate body parts as organic weapons.

This entry was posted in Today's Random Tokusatsu and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s